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Hispanic Heritage Month

MONTICELLO, NY — The Sullivan County Human Rights Commission, in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, will present plaques to three people for their contributions to the Hispanic community. The event will take place at 2 p.m. on Thursday, October 16, during the full meeting of the Sullivan County Legislature in the county government center, 100 North St.  Read more

Maderia speaks at Patriot meeting

HAWLEY, PA — David Maderia, host of “The Talker,” will be the speaker at the Patriot Connectors meeting, held on October 8 at the Wallenpaupack High School Library. There will be a social hour starting at 6:30 p.m., followed by the meeting from 7 to 9 p.m.
Maderia’s show airs on BoldGold, 94.3 FM radio, from 6 to 9 a.m. every weekday, year round. His subject will be a surprise.  Read more

Philatelic society meets, holds show

MONTICELLO, NY — The next meeting of the Sullivan County Philatelic Society will be held on Saturday, October 3 at 1 p.m. in the Ted Stroebele Recreation Center, 2 Jefferson St. A 10-lot auction and upcoming stamp discussion will take place. It will be the last meeting of the year.

On Saturday, November 7 there will be a stamp show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. as a salute to veterans of the United States. There will be many stamp dealers as well as the U.S. Postal Service.

Auxiliary sponsors Lancaster trip

HONESDALE, PA — The Wayne Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will sponsor a bus trip on November 12 to American Music Theatre, Lancaster, for its Christmas show, with a stop at Plain and Fancy Restaurant for a family-style lunch.

The bus will leave at 7 a.m. from behind McDonald’s in Honesdale, with a pickup in Waymart at 7:15 a.m., and will return at approximately 8:30 p.m. The cost is $98. A portion of the proceeds benefits Wayne Memorial Hospital. For more information or reservations, call Sandy Kline at 570/253-4931 or 352-4991.

CROP Hunger Walk held

JEFFERSONVILLE, NY — The Sullivan County CROP Hunger Walk will be held on October 4, with registration starting at 1:30 p.m. at the Jeffersonville Presbyterian Church, with the walk starting at 2 p.m. Participants sign up as individuals or teams and obtain sponsors for every mile walked. Funds raised will help the Church World Service work with communities to determine the best solutions for the challenges they face in getting enough food and water. Visit or call 845/932-8525.

CCE receives funds to promote wellness

LIBERTY, NY — Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County (CCESC) is among 26 organizations statewide to receive funding under New York State Department of Health’s Creating Healthy Schools and Communities. CCESC will reach out to local schools, worksites and community-based organizations in the Fallsburg, Liberty and Monticello school districts’ catchment areas, which also include the towns of Mamakating, Thompson, Bethel and Forestburgh.  Read more

SCVA holds photo contest

FERNDALE, NY — The Sullivan County Visitors Association (SCVA) has launched its second annual Fall into Fun Fall Foliage Photo Contest, in which visitors and residents are invited to submit their most autumn-centric photos from around the Sullivan County Catskills. Submissions are being accepted at  Read more

Scouts hold 5k

SHOHOLA, PA — The scouts of Shohola Boy Scout Troop 76 will hold their annual Shohola-Barryville Bridge 5k Run/Walk, on Saturday, October 17, at Rohman Park, in conjunction with the Shohola Township Park and Recreation Committee’s Pumpkins in the Park Festival. The event will not only be a run/walk, but will also feature a Kids’ K Fun Run, as well. The 5k run/walk will begin at 9:30 a.m., and the Kids’ K will begin at 11 a.m., which is the perfect segue into the Pumpkins in the Park Festival.  Read more

WSUL sponsors Coats for Kids

SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — WSUL, together with Fidelis Care and NBDC Bank, is collecting new and clean, gently used coats and jackets to be distributed directly to local children. Coats of all shapes and sizes are welcome. The Coats for Kids drive is an easy way for you and your family to pass along coats and jackets that you no longer need. The need has never been greater, and it’s never been easier to make a difference in our community.  Read more

SASD leads sawmill tour

EQUINUNK, PA — Sullivan Alliance for Sustainable Development (SASD) will host an enhanced tour of the Joel Hill Sawmill, a post-Civil War, water-powered sawmill that operated from the 1860s to 1974, on Saturday, October 3 at 10 a.m. Explore the role of water power in shaping the timber industry and building modern America, see the mill’s waterfall and turbine up close and watch a demonstration of milling lumber.  Read more

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